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The Thief’S Funeral

Release date: 5 March 2024
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In 2020, in the midst of the Covid-19 global pandemic, the Book Review Literary Trust announced a... Read More

Product Description

In 2020, in the midst of the Covid-19 global pandemic, the Book Review Literary Trust announced a short story competition. More than fifty contributors from across India sent in their stories. This volume presents the best nineteen stories including the winning entry.

Edited by Sucharita Sengupta, Chandra Chari, and Uma Iyengar, 
The Thief’s Funeral: The Book Review Anthology of Short Fiction showcases fresh voices that brilliantly explore every nuance, wrinkle, and aspect of the country and its people.


Product Details

Title: The Thief’S Funeral
Author: Sucharita Sengupta (Editor)
Publisher: Aleph Book Company
SKU: BK0496322
EAN: 9788119635986
Number Of Pages: 200
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Reading age : 18 years and up
Country Of Origin: India
Release date: 5 March 2024

About Author

Sucharita Sengupta teaches Political Science at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Born in Ludhiana, brought up in Chandigarh, she completed her education from Lady Shri Ram College and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has previously worked with the Indian Express, the Energy and Resources Institute, and University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India, New Delhi. Her areas of interest include climate change, urbanization, and gender. She continues to have an abiding interest in all things literary. Chandra Chari, has an MA in Ancient Indian History from the University of Delhi. She is one of the founder editors of the Book Review, and has been chairperson of the Book Review Literary Trust since 1989. She is a freelance journalist and has published articles in national dailies and journals. She has edited two volumes on international relations and politics, and contributed articles to several edited volumes on reviewing and publishing. She is a member of the Indian Women’s Press Corps and a translator. She has translated from Hindi into English all of Jawaharlal Nehru’s speeches for the Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru. Uma Iyengar, founder editor, the Book Review, and trustee/secretary, the Book Review Literary Trust, has co-edited with Dr S. Gopal The Essential Writings of Jawaharlal Nehru, edited The Oxford India Nehru, and co-edited with Lalitha Zachariah Together They Fought: Gandhi-Nehru Correspondence. She is passionate about books and bonsai.

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